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The Tall Men

The Tall Men(1955)

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Brief Synopsis

Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to get romantic, but Ben isn't ambitious enough for her, and she soon meets up with the boss of the cattle drive. Will she make the right choice, and, more impotantly, will the cattle make it to Montana !

Cast & Crew

Raoul Walsh Director
Clark Gable Ben Allison
Jane Russell Nella Turner
Robert Ryan Nathan Stark
Cameron Mitchell Clint Allison
Juan García Luis Estrella
Harry Shannon Sam, rancher
Emile Meyer Chickasaw Charlie
Stevan Darrell Col. Norris
Will Wright Gus, bartender
Robert Adler Wrangler
Mae Marsh Emigrant

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Los Angeles: 22 Sep 1955; New York opening: 11 Oct 1955
Release Date:  1955 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
Color/B&W:  Color (DeLuxe) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  4-Track Stereo (35 mm magnetic prints), Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (35 mm optical prints) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  121-122 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,929    
Duration(reels):  14    

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  • great western

    george snedker 2012-07-18

    big budget western a sort of remake of red river with big stars and great production values.a vastly unrated western when first released but one of the... MORE>

  • Clark Gable & Jane Russell Together!

    animasmom 2010-08-04

    I love Jane Russell's character. She's gritty, down to earth, knows what she wants and still keeps her feminity. She lets Clark Gable's... MORE>

  • Tall Men (1955) is a true (South) Western Movie!

    R. J. Molina 2009-10-25

    Back in the days of cattle drives (1870-1880s), perilous trips had to be endured with dangerous nature elements along with the human vices of survival.... MORE>